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Joseph Lievesley BEESTON

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address'Allowah', Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation55
Next of kinMrs A Beeston, 'Allowah', Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1915
Date of death8 March 1921
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
No other details on Cemetery Records. Died due to war service


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12
Date: 27 January 1916

Other detailsMedals: Commander of the Order of St Michael & St George, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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